Anthony Kapel Van Jones AKA Van Jones was born on 20th September in 1968 in Jackson, Tennessee, United States of America with his twin sisters. American nationality Jones belongs to black ethnicity. Van Jones family consists of five members. His father Willie Anthony Jones was a principal at a middle school and his mother Loretta Jean was a high school teacher. He was educated from a public high school namely Jackson Central Merry High School and completed in 1986. Later, he studied his bachelor’s degree in science from University of Tennessee majoring in political science and communications at Martin. Eventually, he moved to Connecticut and joined Yale Law School from 1990 to 1993.
By profession, Jones is an American activist, commentator, author, civil rights advocate and non-practicing attorney. After graduating from UT Martin, he began working as an intern in various newspapers like the Jackson Sun in Tennessee, the Shreveport Times in Louisiana and the Associated Press in Nashville bureau. From June 2011 to 2014, he was a president in an American center left political organization rebuild the Dream. Similarly, he was a host of the show Crossfire in CNN from June 2013 and 2014. He was also a former president Obama Administrator advisor. At present, he is a commentator in CNN since November 2012 and the president of The Dream Corps which is a social enterprise and incubator for powerful ideas and innovations designed to uplift and empower the most vulnerable in our society.
Salary and Net worth : how much is Van Jones net worth?
Van Jones current net worth is calculated to be somewhere around 1.1 million dollars. He also has a very healthy salary which increases his net worth every year. Talented and hard-working Jones has been very successful in his career which has given him wonderful earnings and life he had dreamt of. His exact salary is not revealed yet but it is quite sure that he must be earning in millions.
Personal life : who is Van Jones wife?
Moving towards Van Jones personal relationship, he got married with Jana Carter many years back. Their marriage relationship is still going strong. Currently, the couple has two children. The elder one is named as Cabral Jones and is of 12 years old and the younger one is Mattai Jones, who is of 8 years old. Van Jones wife is the director of the Search for Common Ground’s USA Racial Healing Program. The amazing couplet is very protective about their personal life so not much information is shared in the media. Being a secretive person, they love to keep their profile low. More detail information about Van Jones bio and his professional life is easily found in the most visited site Wikipedia. In addition to it, his recent stories can also be read from his social sites like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.